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Christopher Gerlacher

Christopher Gerlacher is a freelance writer tucked into the foothills in Colorado Springs. He works as a content writer, a professional resume writer, and authors search engine optimized professional articles in multiple industries.

Finding the Best Broncos Futures Bets at Colorado Sportsbooks

July 28, 2020 | By: Christopher Gerlacher

Even though fall sports have been cast into doubt amid rising coronavirus cases, sportsbooks have set futures for the Broncos’ 2020 season. With the NFL season set to begin Sept. 10, bettors will have a chance at long odds on a Broncos Superbowl win. Futures payouts are particularly large, so it’s important to find the […]

Back-To-Sports Bonus Bets At Colorado Online Sportsbooks

July 23, 2020 | By: Christopher Gerlacher

Sports are back, and the sportsbooks are ready to get back to business as usual. Online sportsbooks have opened throughout the pandemic, so they’ve been available. However, only a few sportsbooks have offered bonuses for the return-to-sports this late summer and early fall. DraftKings and FanDuel have a long list of bonuses designed to tempt […]

How Black Lives Matter is Influencing Sports And Sportsbooks

July 20, 2020 | By: Christopher Gerlacher

Black Lives Matter regained the spotlight in the wake of George Floyd’s murder. However, activism in sports is far older than Black Lives Matter. Colin Kaepernick knelt during the National Anthem in 2016, but Muhammad Ali refused to go to Vietnam after being drafted in 1967. Even earlier, Jesse Owens won four gold medals in […]

Here’s How the 2020 NBA Season in a Bubble is Expected to Work

July 8, 2020 | By: Christopher Gerlacher

The NBA season had almost finished before the coronavirus pandemic. Even as the first reports of the coronavirus came out of Wuhan, sports seasons seemed like they would wrap up normally at the end of Spring. However, the United States’ first coronavirus case was confirmed on Feb. 26, leading sports leagues to shut down by […]

Sky Ute Casino’s GM On Launching a Colorado Sportsbook with No Sports

July 7, 2020 | By: Christopher Gerlacher

At the beginning of June, Sky Ute SportsBook became Colorado’s eighth licensed sportsbook. However, it also become the first tribal sportsbook to offer a sportsbook across an entire state. Since Sky Ute SportsBook isn’t limited to the Southern Ute reservation, it has access to Colorado’s 5.7 million residents and 85.2 million visitors. There are a […]

COVID-19 Spike Could Disrupt Major League Sports’ 2020 Season Plans

July 2, 2020 | By: Christopher Gerlacher

As the coronavirus spiked in summer 2020, many commentators worried about whether sports would resume in the Fall. Von Miller has recovered from the coronavirus, but The Rockies’ Charlie Blackmon got it days before this article was written. Nuggets big man Nikola Jokic, too. If professional athletes can take all the available precautions and contract […]

What Doctors Want Colorado Casinos and Guests To Know About Reopening

June 23, 2020 | By: Christopher Gerlacher

As COVID-19 spread across Colorado, Gov. Jared Polis ordered casinos and other businesses to close. The closures facilitated social distancing by making these crowded public spaces unavailable. However, Colorado’s casinos have been given the green light to reopen, and casinos have new guidelines in place to mitigate the risk of a COVID-19 outbreak. We reached […]

Smarkets’ PR Manager On Colorado Sportsbook Launch

June 19, 2020 | By: Christopher Gerlacher

While many sportsbooks have entered the Colorado market, only one has come from overseas so far. Smarkets runs a successful betting exchange in the United Kingdom. However, Smarkets’ new sportsbook made its American debut in Colorado, and its next stop is Indiana. We reached out to Pascal Lemesre, Smarkets’ PR Manager, to discuss the Colorado […]

Smarkets’ Unique Approach to Setting Odds Could Give it an Edge In The Colorado Market

June 11, 2020 | By: Christopher Gerlacher

Smarkets is different from most sportsbooks. Traditional sportsbooks hire oddsmakers who go through a painstaking process to do two things: Determine how likely an event is so they can set odds. Determine how much house advantage to spread across sportsbook lines. However, Smarkets does something completely different from its competitors. Smarkets lets its bettors set […]